Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.
The Panthers held one afternoon practice on Tuesday.
The Panthers had some heavy scrimmage work on Saturday.
The Panthers opened up 2012 spring drills Thursday morning.
Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.
2012: Played in 10 games, primarily in special teams capacities...had four tackles on Pitt's coverage units...began the year at wide receiver but moved to cornerback in midseason to solidify depth at that position.
2011: Transferred to Pitt from North Carolina prior to the season and sat out the year under NCAA guidelines.
AT NORTH CAROLINA (2010): Did not play in any games and redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected first team All-State Class AAAA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers as a senior all-purpose player at Gateway...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"...played diverse roles for the Gators, including wide receiver, tailback, defensive back, kick returner and quarterback in Wildcat formations...compiled more than 1,600 all-purpose yards and scored 20 touchdowns as a senior...had five returns for touchdowns, including three on punt returns and two kickoff returns...helped Gateway to a 12-1 record his senior year and a berth in the WPIAL Class AAAA championship game...played under Coach Terry Smith...selected to play in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl Game and Big 33 Football Classic...prior to Gateway, attended Danvers (Mass.) St. John's Prep.
PERSONAL: Brendon Aaron Felder, born 12/29/91, is the son of Wanda Laws and Aaron Felder...has one sister...Brendon's Godfather is former Philadelphia 76ers' guard Andrew Toney (1980-88)...administration of justice major.
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